Damage assessment in the county

According to Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien, damage assessments in Pocahontas County are still being done. It is very important to notify his department of your damages and losses. Several counties will be added to the Federal Declaration, including Pocahontas, but only if we meet the minimum threshhold required to unlock federal assistance. More...

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By Pocahontas Times On Sunday, June 26th, 2016

Williams River road is closed

Rondi Fisher, of the USFS Marlinton Ranger District reports that WILLIAMS RIVER ROAD IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The Forest Service has closed the Williams River Road upstream of Deadwaters and downstream from More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Update on surrounding counties

Shawn Dunbrack Homeland Security Area Liaison, Region IV   Greenbrier County has had major damage in White Sulphur, Alderson, Rainelle and Rupert. Other communities also had some minor to moderate flooding.   More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016

The storm at Dunmore, Frost, Green Bank

Michael Holstine Contributing Writer The original, major storm came through early yesterday morning starting about 3:15 a.m. with another major cell about 5:30 – 6 a.m., with tremendous lightning, thunder and More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Weather related update

Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien reported that, as of 11 a.m. Friday, 1,794 Mon Power customers are still without power. The estimated time of restore power is 11 p.m. Saturday, June 25. If More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Little Levels Heritage Fair cancelled for this weekend

Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled for this weekend. The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace is closed due to the recent heavy rain. Plans are in the works to have the festival at the Hillsboro Elementary School More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, June 24th, 2016

Little Levels Heritage Fair cancelled, Allegheny Echoes concert rescheduled

The Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled due to weather conditions. The Allegheny Echoes concert scheduled for Friday, June 24, has been moved to 7 p.m. at the Opera House. Students and instructors will More...